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Tuesday
Mar212017

IB Visual Arts Exhibition - Opening March 28, 2017

We are very happy to invite you to the annual IB Visual Arts Exhibition, opening on March 28.

IB Visual Arts Year 2 students

  • May Apostolou
  • Athena Iliakopoulos
  • Nikos Lagarias
  • Sofia Pipa

display their works in a variety of media such as paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, prints, 3D models.

Date & Time :

  • March 28 - April 6, 2017 - During school hours

Location :

  • Theater of ACS Athens, Lobby

Opening :

  • Tuesday March 28 at 4:00 - 6:00pm
Tuesday
Mar212017

Wheelock College: Master's in Educational Studies in ACS Athens, March 2017

Acropolis, Lycabettus

Following the ACS Athens - Wheelock College collaboration agreement, the Boston, MA. college announced a "Master's in Educational Studies" program for educators, that can be obtained at our school.

ACS Athens offers a unique work-study opportunity to certified teachers to "...both pursue personal and professional goals, and work closely with faculty to design their own course of study..."

The complete announcement can be found in Wheelock's College Academics section.

Monday
Mar202017

Serving Humanity: The mission of Significant Educational Institutions - Kathimerini, Mar. 19, 2017

Dear ACS Athens Community,

We would like to share with you an article published by Dr. Stefanos Gialamas in Kathimerini (March 18-19, 2017): "Serving Humanity: The Mission of Significant Educational Institutions."

Significant institutions are those which, in addition to fulfilling their mission, vision and goals are committed to and continuously engaged in serving their community, country, region and the world.   ... providing relief to less fortunate or less privileged human beings, protecting the environment and caring for animals...
  Dr. Gialamas mentions.

The article briefly describes important past and present student-faculty initiatives at ACS Athens, that realize this vision — Read the article, here...

Wednesday
Mar152017

Elmhurst College Information Evening (RSVP), April 4, 2017

Elmhurst College

Dear Students, Parents & Faculty:

It is with pleasure that we invite you to a College Information Evening on Elmhurst College, as follows:

Date & Time :

  • Tuesday, April 4 at 5:30 pm.

Venue :

  • Conference Center at ACS Athens Administration building (2nd floor)

Speaker :

  • Elmhurst’s College Associate Director of Admissions, Ms. Christine Grenier

Founded in 1871, Elmhurst is a private, four-year college that blends liberal learning and professional preparation to prepare students to reach their full potential.  Classes are small so faculty members get to know their students as individuals.

Elmhurst College ranks among the top 10 regional institutions of higher learning in the Midwest.  The College is also one of the 10 best values in the region, according to surveys.

The College is located in Elmhurst, Illinois, an appealing suburb at the center of metropolitan Chicago.

The College offers more than 60 majors and the Honors Program provides extra opportunities for students who are especially talented, curious and motivated.

Among these programs some of the most renowned are:

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Special Education
  • Computer Education
  • Psychology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Sport Management
  • GIS
  • Biology
  • Theater
  • Communication Sciences & Disorder

Life at Elmhurst is active and creative and students get involved in more than 100 activities.

web :  For more information please visit the Elmhurst College website at www.elmhurst.edu


Please RSVP (required) to Ms. Danai Papaioannou at papaioannoud@acs.gr / ph.: 210.6070.227.

Tuesday
Mar142017

4th Grade Interactive So. America Museum, Mar. 16-17, 2017

Interactive S America Museum, 4 students presentClick to view last year's Interactive Museum

We cordially invite you to attend our interactive exhibition of learning which has been inspired by the beauty of South America and brought to life by the hard work of 4th grade.

The 4th grade has been studying the history, culture, and geography of South America over the past few weeks and each student will work with their country group to display their research report, folktale, and other information about the country they studied.

The students are putting together a brilliantly colorful, fun and educational show about South America —  its geography and culture, its people, their customs and their foods, its politics... as well as the animals to be found in the countries of that region.

The project involves music & dance, readings, presentations and demonstrations, as well as samples of typical foods.

Date & Time :

  • Thursday March 16 @10:45 - 15:25
  • Friday March 17 @14:00 - 15:15 | Parents!

 

Venue :

  • The Lobby, Atrium of the Theater at ACS Athens
Enjoy scenes from both days of the Interactive Museum at this gallery, or view a sample at the slideshow below...
Tuesday
Mar142017

The annual Third Grade Living Wax Museum, March 2017

We would like invite everyone to an online visit of the "Third Grade Living Wax Museum!"

The exhibit took place at the Theater at ACS Athens' Atrium and Lobby on February 24th, and many Elementary School classes as well as faculty, parents came to visit and interact with the "exhibits."

According to Ms. Stavi Dimas, 3rd grade teacher and an organizer of the event:

The third grade students choose a historical figure who has made a positive difference in his/her community.  The students independently research their chosen figure for three weeks, write an informative essay, and finally create a speech.  Through this project they have the opportunity to exercise their presentation skills, critical thinking, and creativity.

Join us for the gallery tour of the Living Wax Museum project, here...